Texas Colloquium Features Discussions On Controlling Cost Of E-Discovery

Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 00:00

The Executive Counsel Institute has planned a two-day colloquium in Houston titled E-Discovery for the Corporate Market on Thursday and Friday, September 22 and 23.

It will run from 9:00 a.m. until 5:15 p.m. on Thursday and from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Friday at the Hyatt Regency Houston, 1200 Louisiana Street in Houston.

This is a highly interactive exchange that will provide attendees practical advice regarding the e-discovery challenges facing organizations today. Designed specifically for in-house counsel and their staff, it will offer a series of ten in-depth roundtable discussions moderated by leaders in the e-discovery arena, building on a set of frequently encountered legal issues and with attendees and moderators jointly developing practical solutions.

The roundtable discussions will cover creating a routine and repeatable e-discovery business process; dealing with litigation holds; arguing proportionality; recognizing and reconciling the tensions between inside and outside counsel; the importance of project and process management skills; effective cost and risk containment steps; the need to document e-discovery efforts; the real ECA and risk analysis, and more.

Discussion leaders/moderators include Browning Marean III, senior counsel, DLA Piper; David Chaumette, partner, De la Rosa & Chaumette; David Kessler,partner, Fulbright & Jaworski LLP; and Laura Kibbe, senior vice president, E-Discovery Solutions, Epiq.

For information about available CLE credits and fees, see CLE Events on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at www.metrocorpcounsel.com.

To make a reservation, call Neil Signore at (210) 857-3841 or visit www.executivecounselinstitute.com/houston.